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Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma
Published: April 29, 2012


Choral performance

The Oklahoma Choral Artists, under the direction of John Blackwell, will present Luigi Cherubini's “Requiem” at 4 p.m. May 6 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 3214 N Lake. The concert is free. For more information, call 751-1392.

In concert

The Oklahoma Master Chorale and orchestra will present Franz Joseph Haydn's “Little Organ Mass” and “Lord Nelson Mass” at 3 p.m. Sunday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1901 NW 18. For more information, call 329-3664.

Enrolling for arts programs

— The Oklahoma Center for Arts Education, a division of the University of Central Oklahoma College of Fine Arts and Design, will present 20 arts camps and workshops during May, June and July. Some camps require an audition. For more information, call 974-3784 or go to

Music spanning the centuries

— The University of Oklahoma's Collegium Musicum will present a concert of French and Italian music from the 14th to 18th centuries at 3 p.m. Sunday in Catlett Music Center's Gothic Hall, 500 W Boyd. For more information, call 325-4101 or go to

End of season concert

— The Shawnee Honor Choir will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in Oklahoma Baptist University's Yarborough Auditorium. The free concert will feature a Dutch spinning song, an Australian folk song and a spiritual, among others. The honor choir is an auditioned ensemble of 44 students in grades 3-7. For more information, call 878-2319 or 273-2273.


Shall we form a search party?

The Oklahoma Children's Theatre will present “Miss Nelson is Missing” at 11 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, as well as 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through May 11 in Oklahoma City University's Burg Theatre, 2501 N Blackwelder. The play centers around the disappearance of a favorite teacher. For more information, call 951-0011 or go to

Season finale

The Ghostlight Theatre Club, 3110 N Walker, brings its 2011-12 season to a close with “An Impending Rupture of the Belly.” Matt Pelfry's play follows one man's obsession with the apocalypse as he prepares for the birth of his baby. Performances continue through May 19 with curtain times at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. One 8 p.m. Thursday performance is scheduled May 17. For more information, call 286-9412 or go to


Spring show

— The University of Oklahoma School of Dance will present two evenings of student choreography in a program titled “T.B.D.” The works range from classical ballet to modern and contemporary dance. Performances begin at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval. For more information, call 325-4051.

A tribute

— The University of Oklahoma School of Dance will present a memorial celebration in honor of Miguel Terekhov at 3 p.m. May 6 in the Reynolds Performing Arts Center, 560 Parrington Oval. Terekhov, who died Jan. 3, founded OU's dance program with his wife, Yvonne Chouteau, in 1963. The event will honor Terekhov's life as a performer, choreographer and dedicated teacher. A reception will follow. For more information, call 325-4101.

Special event

Science Museum Oklahoma, 2100 NE 52, will present “Space Days 2012,” a two-day event scheduled Friday and Saturday that will feature hands-on science experiments, weather balloon and rocket launches and an opportunity to meet NASA astronaut John Herrington. The Oklahoma native, who logged more than 330 hours in space, will offer presentations at noon and 1:30 p.m. Friday as well as 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday in the Science Live auditorium.

For more information, call 602-6664 or go to


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